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Girl

Girl

  

by Jamaica Kincaid

Girl: Sing, Sing a Song Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Girl? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What effect does repeating "this is how" have on the text?


It creates rhythm
It makes it boring
It establishes iambic pentameter
It sets it on fire
Q. Why are there no periods in the text?


Kincaid forgot
Mom never stopped talking
Kincaid used exclamation marks instead
It gives the impression of a barrage of information
Q. Which of these words would best describe the writing style?


Boring
Elaborate
Rhythmic
Quirky
Q. Which of these words would best describe the tone of "Girl?"


Authoritative
Joyous
Disappointed
Playful
Q. What is a prose poem?


A poem pretending to be prose
A mixture between prose and poetry
Prose pretending to be a poem
A poem written with proper punctuation
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